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Thursday, August 17, 2006


Assemble Saturday noon outside Abney Park cemetery
Hat tip to most of the population of Hackney for this. I'm not quite sure what it's about, but the chaps in the Coach & Horses tell me it's funny.


Luke Akehurst said...

I must make it clear that the sentiments shown on the poster depicted in this posting are, of course, those of the demonstrators and not of me or my blogsite. I think it's perfectly reasonable that fellow councillors keep quiet about unpleasant issues in their personal lives. We are here to serve the public, not to lay bare our souls.

kris said...

where can I obtain a copy for my front window? Love it!

Luke Akehurst said...

Just out of interest, where does the idea that I'm "upper class" come from? Doesn't really fit with my estuarian vowel pronounciaton.

Pat Kelly said...

I think these people call you "upper class" as a term of ironic despisement - as with Prescott playing croquet and Blair swanning around with Gulam Noon, and Chai Patel. They may be making reference to your membership of the Barneys Club and your Bolly-swilling afternoons at Summer Ball.

Perhaps a similar but reverse ironic comment could be applied to Margaret Becket, who may possibly be referred to as a "caravan chav".

Luke Akehurst said...

Actually I prefer Veuve Cliquot to Bolly (and Saint Emillion Grand Cru to either).

Anonymous said...

Pale imitator said...

Just out of interest, where does the idea that I'm "upper class" come from? . . . Actually I prefer Veuve Cliquot to Bolly (and Saint Emillion Grand Cru to either).


Luke Akehurst said...

Yes - the spoofster fooled me with this one as well. Obviously spent too much student time "chasing totty" and not enough time at Wine Club meetings.

Luke Akehurst said...

To "anonymous", re. your recent unpublished comment postings.

Let me make absolutely clear to you that I have no intention of allowing you to put gratuitous, unpleasant homophobic comments about councillors on my website and hence I have used my moderator facilities and rejected your posts.

Are you sure it was Darren Parker you saw in Hackney Central M&S? And no, that is not his picture on the article "Poverty in Hackney".

iLikeAkehurstFanClub said...

My dearest Luke,

What a coincidence that you should mention Hackney Central M&S. Last weekend I discovered that branch hold in stock a lovely line in brown hankerchiefs - perfect when one wishes to accessorise one's "blue jeans and boots" outfit. Tut tut, I really shouldn't publicly bear my sole on the budget fashionista like this, should I?

Yours submissively,